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Pilot Study of the Genius(TM)2 Tympanic Thermometer in Cardiac Patients Requiring Cardiopulmonary Bypass

2014-07-23 21:11:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Primary study objective is to test the accuracy of the Genius 2 tympanic thermometer and the Exergen TAT-5000(TM) temporal artery thermometer as compared with serial perioperative core temperature measurements obtained in cardiac surgical patients during cardiopulmonary bypass. Study hypothesis: The Genius 2 thermometer will display greater precision and accuracy than the Exergen TAT-5000 thermometer when compared to core body temperature in patients undergoing CABG surgery.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Cardiac Surgical Procedures

Location

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02114

Status

Completed

Source

Tyco Healthcare Group

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:25-0400

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